Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru is hot to trot for ‘Utopia 2017’ – The International Cultural Fest to be held on the 31st of July 2017 (Monday). This year Utopia has come up with a remarkable theme- ‘Cynosure’ which translates to ‘Centre of Attention’. The campus of SIBM Bengaluru will be the stage to enthuse, inspire and provoke students to embrace vibrant traditions from around the globe.

Organised by the International Relations Committee of SIBM B, the event aims to bring together students from different nationalities onto one platform. Since its inception, Utopia has always acted as a fulcrum to facilitate interaction amongst diverse cultures and to strengthen the bond between the Indian and foreign students.
“To those in whom love dwells, the whole world is but one family”- Buddha
The founder of Symbiosis International University, Padma Bhushan Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, who came up with the idea of a ‘Home away from Home’ for International students, is an epitome of this very thought. Every year Utopia coincides with his birthday and makes the students across the world relive his dream of a selfless world. This year’s theme ‘Cynosure’ which also means North Star, will be a guiding light to all those who want to embrace the beauty of unity and harmony.
Utopia in the past has seen:
1. Participation from around 594 International Students
2. Students from around 25 countries

Event Details:
The following exciting events are lined up for Utopia 2017:
1. Joga Bonito (Futsal)
2. Slam Dunk (Basketball)
3. Euphony (Musical Event)
4. Danzon (Dance Event)
5. Poise (Fashion Show)
6. Aperture (Short Film Making)
7. Shutter Bug (Photo contest)

To add a noble cause to the event, SIBM Bengaluru has also planned to organise a Blood Donation Drive on the very day with the theme ‘Donate Blood- You are Someone’s Type’, which would see the participation of students and corporates in and around Electronic City donating blood for humanity. Last year, the Social responsibility Committee of the college collected 165 units of blood, breaking all their past records.

Venue: #95/1 #95/2, SIBM Bengaluru, Electronic City Phase-1, Hosur Road, Bengaluru-560100.
Date: 31st July 2017 (Monday)
Time: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

International Food Festival:
Utopia hosts an International Food Festival wherein different cuisines across the globe will delight the taste buds of students of different nations. Last year (Utopia 2017) served flavoursome cuisines which included – Chinese, Italian, American and Goan dishes in addition to desserts and beverages.
Utopia 2017 Teaser:
Glimpse of Utopia 2016:
Glimpse of Utopia 2015:

About SIBM Bengaluru:

Ever since its inception in 1978, SYMBIOSIS has been synonymous with progress. Continuing the trend of progress, Symbiosis International University (SIU) established its first campus outside Maharashtra in 2008, at Bengaluru – Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Bengaluru.

SIBM Bengaluru has just in a couple of years of its establishment carved out a niche for itself. The focus now, is on matching global standards of management education. Bengaluru is at the forefront of globalization, and SIBM-B is perfectly poised to cater to the confluence of the east and the west.

Currently SIBM Bengaluru ranks #28 in India and #1 in Bengaluru according to the survey by Outlook India 2016.

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